Diane Paulus

Ms. Diane Paulus is the Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director of the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University. Broadway: Waitress (currently playing at the Brooks Atkinson Theater and on US national tour), Finding Neverland (currently on US national tour), Pippin (Tony Award, Best Revival and Best Director), The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess (Tony Award, Best Revival; NAACP Award, Best Direction), HAIR (Tony Award, Best Revival). Paulus recently directed Jagged Little Pill at the A.R.T., and In the Body of the World (Drama League nomination) off-broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club. Additional A.R.T.: The White Card by Claudia Rankine, CrossingWitness UgandaPrometheus BoundDeath and the Powers: The Robots’ OperaBest of Both Worlds, The Donkey Show. Other recent work includes Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna, currently on tour in South America. Paulus is Professor of the Practice of Theater in Harvard University’s English Department. She was selected for the 2014 Time 100, Time magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.